Mikea Turner, wusa9

Mikea Turner

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Washington, DC, United States

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Past articles by Mikea:

How Prince George's County evolved into one of the most affluent Black counties in America

Prince George's County wasn't always predominately African American or home to some of the wealthiest Black communities in the United States. → Read More

Fewer students enrolling into college as pandemic rages on

Students face tough decisions when it comes to higher education. → Read More

Fewer students enrolling into college as pandemic rages on

Students face tough decisions when it comes to higher education. → Read More

DC Council to make final vote on bill that would allow minors to get vaccines without parental consent

A final vote from the council is expected Tuesday. → Read More

Montgomery County voters say yes to expanding the county council from 9 to 11 members

Ballot questions C an D gave voters a chance to weigh in on the council's structure. Residents decided to keep at-large seats, but add two new members and districts. → Read More

ER Doctor blogs about battle with breast cancer

As a mom of two toddlers and a wife who put her dream job on hold to battle breast cancer, Dr. Jackson learned to embrace her experience by blogging about it. → Read More

Some local high schools cancel November SATs; College Board asks universities to be flexible

Several local schools have canceled SAT tests due to the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

U.S. company gets FDA approval to test COVID-19 vaccine on kids

It is the first coronavirus vaccine trial to include children in the U.S. → Read More

DC teen shares message about teen dating in new short film that will appear in virtual film festival

'I'm Ready' was recently selected to appear in an online international film festival. The film promotes open communication between parents and teens about dating. → Read More

4-year-old girl battling rare blood cancer at Children's National sheds light on need for blood donors

Since the pandemic started, many organizations that collect blood have experienced a shortage of donations because of canceled blood drives. → Read More

Mom survives breast cancer while pregnant

A Prince George's County mother tells her story of fighting cancer while pregnant. → Read More

Gaithersburg City Council to vote on proposed crematorium in neighborhood

The city's mayor and city council will vote on the proposal Monday night. → Read More

DC company helps travelers keep germs away with 'scumbag' sanitizing kit

A D.C. entrepreneur is the brains behind the Scumbag. → Read More

'R Mural Project' uplifts community in DC's Union Market

The new mural off 6th St. in Union Market also leads onlookers to a website that will share stories of resilience and resources to support the community. → Read More

Columbia Law School professor inspired by the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Justice Ginsburg was the first female tenured professor at Columbia Law School more than a decade after graduating at the top of her class there. → Read More

Despite a recent uptick in coronavirus cases, fewer people are getting tested in Montgomery County

Despite an uptick in Montgomery County coronavirus cases, there has been a decline in testing there. → Read More

This app matches job seekers with employers through hiring process that eliminates 'unconscious bias'

The technology uses algorithms to maintain anonymity. Identities will not be revealed until the end. → Read More

'I feel like I'm burning from the inside out'

A recent survey discovered 50 symptoms that COVID-19 survivors reported experiencing, ranging from fatigue to burning sensation throughout their bodies. → Read More

Study finds possible link between COVID-19 and Type 1 diabetes in children

A small study in the U.K. says cases of Type 1 diabetes nearly doubled in children during the peak of the pandemic. → Read More

Study finds possible link between COVID-19 and Type 1 diabetes in children

A small study in the U.K. says cases of Type 1 diabetes nearly doubled in children during the peak of the pandemic. → Read More